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Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations, Northwestern University

Maryam Kouchaki is an Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations at Kellogg School of Management. She received her PhD in Organizational Behavior in 2012 from the David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah. Maryam completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship at Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University. Her research examines ethical decision-making and behavior in workplace. Her work on ethical decision-making and moral judgment illustrates the factors that lead ordinary people to engage in unethical or morally questionable behaviors, particularly within organizations. Additionally, Maryam examines how instances of unethical and corrupt behavior can be prevented. Her work has appeared in scholarly publications such as Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, Academy of Mangement Journal, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Psychological Science, and has been featured in media outlets such as the Harvard Business Review, New York Times, Business Week, Wall Street Journal, the Huffington Post, and BBC world radio.


  • –present
    Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations , Northwestern University